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Einstök Ölgerđ
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Porter
Akureyri, Iceland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 598   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With clear notes of espresso, dark chocolate and a hint of authentic Icelandic coffee, this Porter is dark and rich, offering a medium body that is robust, yet smooth on the palate and easy to drink. There’s no need to be afraid of the dark anymore.


Fatehunter's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter (2058) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - FEB 3, 2013
A thin head on a black body. The aroma is roasted/toasted malt. Singular but good. The taste has a mild sweetness from the roasted malt, then some burnt wood joins in for a balanced ale. The texture is smooth with moderate carbonation and a medium to heavy body. An enjoyable drink.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thanatosti (1414) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2016
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Wijnzinnig, Gendt. Pitch black with a tan head. Nice aroma of roasted malts and coffee. Taste is medium bitter and the body is full and round. Good porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niller (1311) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle from Kvickly, Risskov. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma and taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, lots of coffee, caramel. Medium body. Creamy mouthfeel. Soft carbonation. Slightly bitter roasted finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
floydslip (319) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Dark cola-colored beer with a foamy beige head. Nose of rich roasted grain, unsweetened cocoa, and coffee. Flavor is dry with a pronounced toasted grain flavor with overtones of dark chocolate and coffee. Nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TaxiDriver (1678) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 15, 2016
The aroma of roasted malt and milk chocolate, also some espresso. The small light beige head is foamy and has a normal duration. The body is black. A taste of malt, coffee, some toffee, the finish is very long and bitter. The body is medium strong to very strong, very creamy and oily with a normal carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcr (2517) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Draft. Deep brown body with a small, frothy beige head. Aroma of roasted grain, coffee, chocolate, herbal hops, vanilla. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, velvety texture, lively carbonation. Lots of roast and coffee in the taste. The chocolate and nicely balanced with the bitterness. Tasty.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (5892) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle from Savure-Biere cons 2016-05-10 Göteborg AR: coffey, dull AP: dark brown, wee stouty cream coffey lid F: fizzy, dry, wee watery, espresso coffey, caramel

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CrazEase (7) - Alabama, USA - APR 29, 2016 does not count
Enjoyed from bottle. Pretty good beer. Quite dark, medium body. fairly sweet. Little bit of coffee flavor. This beer is not bitter. Not from hops, not from coffee. I love hops and prefer an abundance of strong hop flavor in all my beer and this beer is far to the sweet side of flavor. For what it is is is quite good though, easy drinking and quite the treat. Would prefer more hop but still very good, not great, but yummy, cheers

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gespuccian (76) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 26, 2016
Nose is coffee, cocoa, roasted malt. Pours a dark opaque brown with a finger of tan head. Taste is cocoa, coffee, some roast malt. Not overly bitter, very smooth, with a clean finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lokis333 (301) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - APR 25, 2016
Inpenetratable black color with strong coffee foam. Aromas, smoked wood, smoked salmon, coffee, and black chocholate, quite malty and smokey. Palate, medium body, thin and smooth texture leaving nice smoked coffee bean aftertaste. Taste is smooth light malt bitterness, reminds of coffee, chocolate and nice toasty hazlenuts. Overall, quite nice smooth easy going smoked porter nice to enjoy by fire.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (380) - Texas, USA - APR 22, 2016
Draft at The Flying Saucer, Nashville. Dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt with some faint vinous elements. Taste is roasted malt, mild coffee, and mild chocolate. Finish is a bit acidic. Decent.


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